Ami wrote a BIG check this week to the University of Michigan for Alzheimer's research. Isn't it amazing that she has taken an idea and turned it into action. I am continually inspired.
(Burton, MI)-- June 9, 2011--The Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) has awarded a grant of $60,160 to the University of Michigan to continue research conducted by Dr. Mi Hee Lim on "Investigation of Small Molecules as Chemical Tools and Potential Therapeutics for Alzheimer's Disease."
Click here to read the full press release.
In a related area, I finished my quilt for the Stanley Cup Quilt-Off (I hope I have the name of the challenge right). Here it is:
And here's a detail...
I was happy to find the little flower-shaped sequins to use as flowers. They were just perfect! I hope to have this pattern available as an ePattern in the near future. All proceeds would go to the AAQI. But until then save your pennies for the Stanley Cup Quilt-Off auction. Or better yet, go here to buy a quilt that is up for auction right now!